I’ve been busy art journaling my way through 6 Easy Lessons for a Happy Artist’s Life and Lesson 2, which focuses on finding your strengths and exploring how strengths can be a source of resilience during difficult times. Lani‘s second lesson highlights the work of Positive Psychologist Martin Seligman who identified 24 signature strengths and traits valuable to human culture. Working on this lesson was a really powerful experience for me. It challenged me to think about hard moments from a strength based perspective and what traits are core to helping me not just cope/survive, but to also thrive.
Here’s a series of spreads showing gratitude to my top 5 strengths (Belief Strengths Test):